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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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'PPP model of urban waste management needs $ 5 billion/year' 22.4.2019 Sify Finance
The implementation of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in Indian cities will require the investment of $5 billion (around Rs 34,695 crore) per year, a joint report by industry chamber Assocham and British advisory multinational Ernst & Young (EY) said on Sunday.
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Media Clarification on Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) 19.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An opinion piece titled “The truth about Swachh Bharat” was published yesterday in The Telegraph. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation would like to place on record its response to the claims made in the piece about the progress made under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) and the veracity of the findings of the National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 2018-19.
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Joint action needed to bridge gap in SDG financing: IMF 19.4.2019 Sify Finance
Policymakers worldwide need to engage in collective action and support the goal of delivering education, health, power, roads, water and sanitation to growing
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L.A. opens a homeless shelter in Hollywood. But those still outside have it worse than ever 17.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A new shelter has opened in Hollywood, sweeping 72 people off the aging entertainment district’s sidewalks. But the opening has triggered a crackdown on street camps that advocates warn is criminalizing homeless people.

The $3-million Schrader shelter, between Sunset and Hollywood boulevards, is...

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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Union Minister To Battle Last-Minute Congress Pick In Bengaluru North 15.4.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Election 2019: Bengaluru North was meant to be contested by the Janata Dal Secular (JDS) under the seat sharing arrangement with coalition partner, the Congress.
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USTM signs MoU with UGC Bangladesh 14.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
USTM signs MoU with UGC Bangladesh
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Modi promises separate Ministry for “Jal Shakti” 13.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Ramanathapuram/Theni Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there will be a separate ministry for “Jal Shakthi” after his government once again assumes office after this Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a public meeting here, he said after May 23, when the Modi government will once again assume office, there will be a separate Ministry […]
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K N Ramachandran, Sriperumbudur: Ears on the ground but poor record in debates 13.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Sriperumbudur voters, if you are wondering what your MP K N Ramachandran has done in the last five years -- how he used his local area development (MPLAD) funds, or the issues that he raised in Parliament -- here's a report card.
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Tamil Nadu women are upset with AIADMK for neglecting the schemes Jayalalithaa started 11.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Women voters, who outnumber male voters in the state, feel the Palaniswami government has abandoned welfare schemes directed at them.
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A new mantra for India’s mostly male politicians: Women first 11.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a new mantra: women first.

“For our party, mahila shakti” — women’s power — “is important,” he told the women’s wing of his Bharatiya Janata Party last month. “For us, whether it is in an organization, or in government or in the framing of programs, it is...

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Watch: This qawwali talks about the menaces of open defecation 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The song was released by the edutainment show ‘Main Kuch Bhi Kar Sakti Hoon’.
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A weekend of technology, tamales, dance and chalk, all close to home 10.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

You can eat tamales, see intricate chalk art and be a cowboy for a day at this weekend’s close-to-home events.

Costa Mesa

Learn by doing at Imaginology, a three-day celebration of all things STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) at the OC Fair and Event Center. Take coding workshops,...

PM, Shah, other BJP bigwigs to be seen in action in MP 10.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Premier Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supremo Amit Shah and a host of central ministers are expected to hit the Lok Sabha poll campaign trail in Madhya Pradesh, party sources said here on Tuesday. A list was duly submitted to the Election Commission of India. The top brass campaigners are Home Affairs Minister Rajnath […]
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DPCC slaps fine on over 1,500 units for pollution 10.4.2019 Sify Finance
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) here on Tuesday slapped Rs 1 lakh environment damage charges each on 765 units for directly or indirectly causing pollution.
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"Last Extension": Court Extends Dumping Waste At Mumbai's Deonar 9.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday permitted the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to continue dumping of solid waste at Deonar ground in the eastern suburbs till December 31 this year but said...
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